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Comparisons To Hardie Are Often Tenuous

Melissa Benn, writing in the Guardian, recently posed the question: “Labour should ask itself: what would Keir Hardie do?” Indeed, this is a hypothetical question that has always been asked by those in politics: “what would x do?” Without a doubt, these political platitudes are fruitless. They lack any real intellectual value whatsoever: it makes […]

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Dawkins does not represent all atheists

In recent weeks, biologist and best-known public figure of the atheist movement, Richard Dawkins, has come under wide public criticism for spectacularly ignorant comments. One utterly despicable tweet read, “Exactly. If you want to drive, don’t get drunk. If you want to be in a position to testify and jail a man, don’t get drunk.” […]